New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 10, 1995, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 10, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 10, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 2 Friday March Participants in last years New Braunfelsj Breakfast Lions Summer Job Fair listen during a seminar on job interview techniques Lions job fair to attract employers Students looking for summer jobs and looking for summer workers can get together Saturday March 11 at the New Braun fels Breakfast Lions 2nd Annual Sum mer Youth Job Fair The Summer Youth Job Fair will be held in Wesley Hall First United Methodist Church 572 W San Anto nio St in New Braunfels from noon The entrance is on Mill Street The Job Fair is free and open to all high school and collegeage students age 15 and above It will include a presentation at providing advice on job application and interview techniques Some of the organizations which have already agreed to participate include New Braunfels Park and Recreation Dept Schlitterbahn Texas Rehabilitation Commission Texas Employment Commission Olsten Staffing Services and WalMart Survey to track habits of downtown shoppers This week shoppers ques tionnaires will be distributed to area residents The survey sponsored by South west Texas State University and the New Braunfels Main Street Program will profile shoppers habits prefer ences and tastes regarding the down town area Survey participants are eligible to win one of the following a dinner for two at Huisache Grill a dinner for two at Plaza Diner a gift basket from Gifts and Glitter a gift certificate from Henne Hardware and a free movie rental pass from Blockbuster Video Texas Briefs In early Oct 1994 the Main Street Program and SWTSUs Small Busi ness Institute formed a partnership to better understand retail shopping in New Braunfels Questions concerning convenience variety of stores and con sumer tastes will benefit the overall marketing approach for downtown By understanding the desires and preferences of consumers the down town area can offer a variety of goods and services necessary to promote improved customers satisfaction and retail said Karen Crandall New Braunfels Main Street Program Director House Committee Approves Welfare Reform Bill AUSTIN AP A House com mittee has unanimously approved leg islation to overhaul the states welfare system acting on one of Gov George W Bushs top priorities The Health and Human Services Committee voted 90 Thursday to send the bill to the full House Rep Harvey Hilderbran a coauthor of the bill said the legislation encour ages welfare recipients to become self sufficient by setting time limits for benefits There are certain reasonable requirements that we should and if you dont comply with those then there will be said Hilderbran RKcrrville Karen Hughes a spokeswoman for Gov George W Bush said the bill includes many of Bushs ideas to change the system Senate Committee Approves Bjll To Abolish Helmet Law AP A Senate com mittee has approved legislation that would allow adults to ride motorcy cles without helmets The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 85 Thursday to repeal the 1989 state law requiring motorcyclists to wear head protection It now goes to the full Senate for consideration Sen Jerry Patterson the bills author said there is no proof that wearing hel mets saves lives Im a believer in taking away indi vidual liberties if theres a benefit said Patterson RPasadcna I think frankly that with a helmet on you may end up with a betterlooking corpse but youre not necessarily sav ing Sen Mario Gallcgos disagreed Gal legos who worked as a paramedic at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston said the legislation could cost lives Senate Approves Trucking Deregulation Bill AUSTIN AP Texas trucking reform is rolling through the Legisla ture Older workers in city recognized this week By IDA SING Special to the HeraldZeitung Keeping busy feeling useful and being with others has proved to be beneficial to people 55 or more years of older workers have proved to be beneficial to the workplace as well One of the programs that helps these good things to happen is the Senior Texans Employment Program Authorized by the Texas State Legis lature and the Governors Committee on Aging in 1973 STEP pays mini mum wage to experienced workers over age 55 for sponsors that are pub lic entities and certain nonprofit agen cies Corral County is fortunate to be allotted 12 openings for enrollees who work 20 hours per week in 7 different sponsoring agencies As Aging Program Coordinator for Community Council of South Central Texas and director of the old Senior Center on Comal Street Lanita Ross has had more experience with STEP enrollees than anyone in the commu nity She says that sometimes STEP people have been her only help and she retired this month with many hap py memories of the days that their assistance made better for her Delores Serda is probably the most experienced enrollee having been Lanitas good right arm for more than 12 years doing everything from driving a van to passing out surplus commodities and shes not through yet She will con tinue with CCSCT assisting Site Man ager Mary Gomez with the Congre gate Meals program Mary too has found STEP enrollees to be Hfesavers Vincente Rodriguez is available to lift the food containers and help with the serving site at Laurel Plaza Apart ments Whatever needs doing Vin cente does The team is hoping for the return of Helen Malin one of their working group who is out on health leave Mary says that Helen knew every person coming for meals and was always friendly and uplifting to deal with She is sorely missed The city of New Braunfels has two The state Senate on Thursday with out objection approved a bill to over haul trucking laws to follow a federal mandate for deregulation and strength en safety enforcement I think hopefully what the average Texan will see is more competition in the trucking industry whether its household goods or snipping loads of said Sen Tecl Bivins R Amarillo sponsor of the measure Were going to let the marketplace determine rates routes and who can end up in business as opposed to three politicians in he said referring to the threemember Railroad Commission which has regulated trucking A 1994 federal law preempts states from regulating instate trucking rates routes and service Minorities Klansman Protest Proposed Preference Ban AUSTIN AP With tempers flar ing over a proposal to make racial and gender preferences unconstitutional a STEP enrollees Marguerite McClel land and Bernard Sanchez Marguerite is a receptionist who finds her work varied and interesting and enjoys meet ing all the people who come to City Hall Bernard is a custodian so busy that I could not find him to speak to City Manager Mike Shands is enthu siastic about STEP and wishes more spaces were available Have a problem with Social Securi ty Go see STEP enrollee Shirley But ler Shes at the Seniors Center from noon until every day and will help you get it all ironed out Shirley tells me she loves her work people helping I like it I dont know what wed do without is Supervisor Janet Hahns response at Texas Department of Human Services Domingo Coronado has been there 5 years supervising a volunteer performing clerical duties and enjoying it all Its a wonderful she said It keeps me busy and helps me pay the Two STEP ladies make one full time receptionist at Family Outreach of Comal County Inc Marie Dever works the first two and a half days and Ida Sing comes in for the second half of the week Never in the office at the same time the two confer by phone or leave notes for each other Its a satis factory arrangement for everyone Office Manager Chris Browns says Their dedication and dependability their whole life experience give us One of the responsibilities of the New Braunfels Housing Authority is Laurel Plaza Apartments for the elder ly and handicapped That means a lot of doors to be locked and unlocked and many things to be checked on dai ly Ethel Dupos is the dependable reli able and helpful STEP enrollee who takes care of all this for the entire 5sto ry building Another 2person receptionist is at Texas Employment Commission Esther Armstrong and Marie Ann Stubbs each work half of each day black legislator dressed in the hood and sheet of the Ku Klux Klan I was rummaging around in Sen Sibleys closet and dredged this said Rep Ron Wilson DHouston donning Klan garb for a Thursday news conference Opponents said the proposal by David Sibley RWaco threatens to undermine minority gains in educa tion and jobs Sibley defended his constitutional amendment as something that would help make Texas It was a big deal in the 30s 40s and 50s when privileges were afford ed to people on account of their race and certain groups in this state were shut out I think it was wrong then 1 think its wrong now to do the Sibley said Drug lord said to cast long shadow over Texas BROWNSVILLE Texas AP It started with floating a few bundles of marijuana across the Rio Grande a risky business with many and perilous competitors Juan Garcia Abrego says a former employee seemed destined to ascend tp the top It was a goal that he had to get into this and he was going to be Numero Oscar Lopez Olivarcs said He was going get in and nobody was gping to take away his In making Garcia Abrego the first international drug dealer on the FBIs libt of 10 mostwanted fugitives Thurs day the Justice Department acknowl edged that the 50yearold nicknamed pi Scnor has indeed reached lofty heights of wealth and influence Garcia Abrego is the reputed head of a northeastern Mexico gang accused of importing tons of cocaine each month into the United States much of it through Texas Rio Grande Valley to markets such as Houston and New York Hes an individual responsible for a significant amount of the Colom bian cocaine transshipped into the United said James Conway an FBI spokesman in Houston In a 5 year investigation prosecutors have seized more than 14 tons of cocaine and convicted more than 70 gang members in Texas Flori da and New York Mexican agents have jailed several top Garcia Abrego lieutenants in the past two years If you dont get the head of the organization it just continues to grow said Melissa Annis the assistant attorney in charge of prosecut ing the gang The Mexican Attorney Generals office accuses former Deputy Attorney General Mario Ruiz Massicu who headed drug prosecutions most of last year of amassing millions of dollars in Texas banks accounts Mexican pros ecutors believe that money included payoffs from Garcia Abrcgos cartel The Washington Post reported Thurs day at Thursday Friday EDGE OF FEAR ROCHNROU Canyon Lake Hwy 306 FM 2673 Acoustic lam Nieht March 10 Wilt Uwit MMchll Sat Night Clay March 12 Pin McCoy SunMwch 12 Wimberley Volunteer Anti Thur March 16 Cloud For Fifty Coming March Hot Tomatoes March 25Monte Warden For Information Coll 6061281 TAX TIME The following is a listing of tax preparing professionals POSPISIL TAX SERVICE On The Plaza 6256997 COMPUTERIZED TAX PREPARATION HOWARD MCELROY and 755 N Loop 337 Suite A 6258942 Its not how much you make its how much you JOCHEC JOCHEC JOCHEC 457 Landa Suite H 2106066659 Metro Individual Business Tax ReturnsElectronic Filing Manager Robert Bluhm says they are both mentally alert definitely in tune with todays and that they are very good at handling clients These ladies are so much appreciated that their employers recently gave them a party honoring their 100 attendance and recognizing their value dedica tion and dependability All in all the Senior Texans Employment Program provides good things for the community We can all be grateful for the older workers and for the help they get and give You or your it inviteo w pvtioipato in tax Kiting which wii run until Cal Laura at for more information IDONT KNOW WHAT I WANT TO DO BUT I KNOW THAT IM NOT DOING IT SOUND FAMILIAR WE CAN HELP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS STUDENT ADULTS THINKING OF A CAREER CHANGE fflft JHirmnt 2106080033 133 Landa Street J Gil T BOOKS AVAILABLE WALNUT 6 I 62964OO 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